[ kə-tăk′rə-tĭz′əm ]
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A condition of the pulse in which there are one or more secondary expansions of the artery following the main beat, producing upward notches or waves on the downstroke of the pulse tracing.
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Which of the following words describes “sky blue”?
Other words from catacrotismcat′a•crot′ic (kăt′ə-krŏt′ĭk) adj.
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